10 Job Search Strategies Beyond The Resume

Competitive Resumes

Recruiters and hiring managers will Google you first for more information – which is all the more reason for you to make sure Google points to your best profiles and work. Podcasts are also a way to provide raw, informative, and personable content to create engagement and visibility.

2017 71

45 Inspiring Career Blogs for College Students

Resume Bear

College , ostensibly, prepares participants for their chosen career paths, but tracking down the right entry-level positions comes burdened with its own set of protocols, strategies, and insights, all of which might seem impregnable to the recent graduate.

Trending Sources

Making a Good Decision with Limited Information

Water Cooler Wisdom

Here are six strategies for coming to the best conclusion in a non-ideal situation. Strategy 1: Define Your Result. Strategy 2: Look Both Short and Long-Term. Suzy Welch’s  10-10-10 method  is one way to employ this strategy: think about the implications of your decision 10 minutes from now, 10 months from now, and 10 years from now! Strategy 3: Reduce Your Risk with a Trial. Strategy 4: Talk to People Who Have Been There.

2017 23

Executive Job Search: How Blogging Makes You Smarter

Executive Career Brand

For years I’ve been recommending blogging to my job-seeking c-suite and senior-level executive clients, to help them become highly visible, build credibility as industry thought leaders, and showcase their unique value to target employers (i.e., or guest blogging/article writing.

2013 77

7 Company Career Sites with Amazing Blogs


Blogging has been the best career decision I ever made for me. Online storytelling is a powerful way to share messages, information and reach a targeted audience of readers sharing insights from what you do and say every day. Blogging is Essential for Employment Branding.

2014 42

Blog. Rinse. Repeat.


For the past four years I have been blogging with a goal of 8 times a month and no regular schedule. And that strategy has been good to me. I have began blogging on a daily basis. Will this strategy work? And so I Blog.

2011 31

Job Search Checklist – Item #1: Superior Information


One of the first of these different things you'll need in your job search is superior information. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach employer getting noticed information Job job search job search checklist keywords personal branding Planning Resume resume search optimization unfair advantageIf you want to win in today's job market, you need different approaches, different resources and different tools than you're used to.

Critical Thinking Strategies to Impress Employers with Jeff Kavanaugh

Competitive Resumes

After reading, write a 500-word blog post on what you’ve written over 2 or 3 years. Use my contact information above to inquire about individual or group coaching. After reading, write a 500-word blog post on what you’ve written over 2 or 3 years.

2017 33

Proven Job Search Blog Grows Into Innovative Online Software Tool

Tim's Strategy

He’s making his strategy available to a much broader nationwide community. Tyrell-Smith announced today that a new online job search strategy tool has just entered private beta. Why this strategy tool and why now? . “I About Tim Tyrell-Smith and Tim’s Strategy.

Media 28

Move Over Twitter. Snapchat is Newest Social Recruiting Strategy


Their strategy was at no cost and generated a ton of responses from candidates as well as media from all around the world for zero dollars. ” The recruiting process is a conversation, a relationship and involves the sharing of resources, information and conversations.

2014 54

Five Strategies for Leveraging Your Online Social Networks

Resume Bear

This article will provide five strategies for creating online social networking that will help you build your reputation and leverage your contacts. Five Strategies for Using Online Networking. Be careful how you share personal information.

3 Ways To Get Discovered On LinkedIn: The Thought Leadership Strategy

Career Realism

The term “thought leadership” was first coined by Joel Kurtzman, then Editor-in-Chief of Booz& Co’s Strategy & Business Magazine. Done right, this strategy helps your target market to find you, to get to know you, and to validate your knowledge when compared to other candidates.

2014 61

5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy


The recruitment process is a treasure trove of data that — when mined carefully — reveals important information on whether or not a candidate will be the high performing employee your organization is looking for. With this information, you can provide more credible timelines to stakeholders.

2016 28

8 Strategies To Stop Networking & Start Building Genuine Professional Relationships

Career Realism

8 Strategies To Stop Networking & Start Building Genuine Professional Relationships. Once you grasp this definition and approach networking from this context, your dread will dissipate and you will feel much more positive about utilizing this strategy. Create A Professional Blog.

2016 27

Updating: A Social Media Strategy For Job Search

Tim's Strategy

The act of adding new content or information about yourself within your profile or content stream in each social platform. Or blog posts. Updating (or Up-dating), is all part of a larger strategy to meet new people and stay in touch with your network for the long haul.

Résumé Help: Strategies for Recent Grads with Limited Experience

Careers Done Write

Also, Don duplicated the information from one job to the other. For more information on how to improve your résumé, check out these links: Recent Grad Résumés: What’s Hot and What’s Not. The Résumé Help blog appears weekly on Mondays.

Is Your Job Search Based On Obsolete Information?


The three most common sources of job search employer information aren't as effective as you might think. Learn why these three information sources give you obsolete information that hurt your job search.

40 Best Career Counselor Blogs for the Brand New Graduate

Resume Bear

These blogs we’ve compiled here can do just that. Filled with career advice, tips from counselors and coaches and information on how to find a dream job, they’re sure to become frequent reading material for workforce newbies.

20 Must Read Career Blogs for the Young Job Seeker ResumeBear makes the List

Resume Bear

The below blogs offer more advice than any young job seeker would ever need. She provides thought-leadership for entrepreneurs, Generation Y and beyond through her uplifting blog Life After College. The blog presents an opportunity for him to get that opinion out his readers. This blog is where she documents the twists and turns she has experienced in her own career path. The Change Blog. What career blogs do you read?

2013 65

Top 10 Social Media Blogs: The 2012 Winners!

Resume Bear

Are you looking for some good blogs to read? Our third-annual social media blog contest generated nearly 600 nominations (almost twice as many as last year’s contest). With that in mind, here are ten blogs that need to be at the top of your reading list. #1:

2012 67

Professional Branding Strategies: 3 Simple Steps to Brand Building

Careers Done Write

By clarifying your brand, you can incorporate this information into all of your career communications, including your résumé and cover letter, LinkedIn profile, and professional bio (if you don’t have one yet, you should consider creating one).

Job Search Strategy # 1 – Targeted Research

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  Web information should be up-to-the-minute accurate, but I would call the receptionist and confirm it.    The resumes of a whole pile of people from that company whom you may be able to phone to coax information from them.

Tell Me About Yourself, Interview Strategies (Back-to-Basics.

Resume to Referral

» Tell Me About Yourself, Interview Strategies (Back-to-Basics Series) I’ve seen professionals who not only can appear confident, but who ARE confident, very successful sales professionals for example, fall flat on their faces in interviews. Sign Up Now to Receive Blog Updates.

2010 44

Is Blogging Required When Job Hunting?

The Job Quest

Linkedin Twitter Facebook rss Home About Services & Packages Contact Recommendations Resources The Job Quest Helping You Reach Your Job Search and Career Goals Is Blogging Required When Job Hunting? A blog can raise your online profile. Write a guest blog post.

2010 21

New Résumé Strategies for Success

Careers Done Write

In addition to your education, if you have received certifications or gained special recognition for your achievements, include this information at the bottom of your résumé When selling yourself to a potential employer, the most important thing is to show them your value.

Ten Job Search Strategies for 2012

Career Solvers

I speak to job seekers every day and ask them if they use Facebook as part of their networking and job search strategy. Don’t be stingy with information. The lunch hour is a time to reconnect with people, share advice, and gather information. The holidays are behind us.

2012 23

[Limited Time Offer!] Want To Build a Million-Pageview Blog? Introducing: The Blogging Success Program!

Personal Excellence Blog

After much anticipation and hard work, I’m excited to announce that the product version of the blogging bootcamp I conducted in December last year is finally ready for purchase! Ever Wondered What It Takes to Build a Blog with a Million of Pageviews Every Month? “

2012 15

Retiring Blogging Success Program & Passive Income System

Personal Excellence Blog

I recently decided to retire 2 of my premium courses, Blogging Success Program and The Passive Income System and they have already been removed from PE Courses sales page with effect immediately. Blogging may well not even be in the cards after all is said and done. Hey everyone!

Ask Deb - What is the best strategy for career transition?

Careers Done Write

This is also a good way to conduct additional research and possibly secure some informational interviews. All personal information will be redacted to protect the identity of the job seeker. Ask Deb is posted every Friday at careersdonewrite.com/blog.

3 Resume Strategies Professionals Use to Produce Results | Career.

Career Rocketeer

What I’d like to do here is share three strategies we implement when crafting our clients’ resumes that always provide high ROI. Our resumes have strategies—and if yours doesn’t, then you’re missing the bigger picture. How do you develop a resume strategy? Everything—from the placement of education and credentials to the tone, design, and font—is meticulously constructed around this intricate strategy.

Use This Marketing Strategy to AIDA Your Job Hunt

The Undercover Recruiter

Trying to attract employers is a difficult task in itself but a great method is to use a tried and tested strategy from the world of marketing – only in this case you aren’t marketing a product, you are marketing yourself. Use This Marketing Strategy to AIDA Your Job Hunt.

Sales Team Strategies: Working With The CFO

Tim's Strategy

It’s one of the perks of speaking and blogging in the marketing and career space. Partner early with us so we can arm you with the information or tools you need to be more successful. Most importantly, we can help you with strategies for maximizing your sales incentive.

Running 2 Blogs with 90,000 Monthly Pageviews — While Holding a Full-Time Job [Matt Leyva]

Personal Excellence Blog

Have you tried to start a blog or web business before? This is what PE reader Matt experienced a while after he started his blog. Overwhelmed by the list of things to be done, Matt found himself procrastinating on his blog. Any AP strategies in particular that helped?

How to Build a Content & Community Strategy for Job Boards #jobg8summitNA


Like most things in my professional career, I fell into human resources as well as the world of blogging and content. The blog was a way to help share resources with the job seeker audience while also building a bench of job seekers to fill my openings. I collect blogs.

2015 21

You Are a C-level Executive Job Seeker and You're NOT Blogging?

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist? Build a blog and they will come.

2010 25

How Important Is a Resume Strategy?

Jennifer Anthony

We have a strategy behind everything we do, and no two client strategies are the same. What are some elements to a resume that require strategy? 100 Blog Articles That Every Job Seeker Should Read (catherinescareercorner.com). Image by Robert S. Donovan via Flickr.

Resume Lingerie and 10 Other Guerrilla Job Search Strategies

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist? Note: I do this frequently with my clients’ resumes and it’s a powerful, brand-reinforcing strategy!) What do you think of their aggressive strategies?

2009 19

Blog Your Way to a Million Pageviews: Join My New Blogging Course, Starting Dec 8!! [Sign Up NOW]

Personal Excellence Blog

Ready to learn the best in blogging? For those of you without a blog: Thinking of starting your blog but not sure where to begin? For the rest of you who own a blog: Been running your blog for a while but tired of not getting the traffic you desire?

You don’t know if you don’t ask: Part 2, The Strategy

Write Solution

As promised, here is the strategy we used to connect with a high-level executive, in his target industry. He didn’t clutter the “ask” with a lot of extraneous information.

4 Strategies to Hire for Diversity with Mobile


Diversity Strategies for Workplace Diversity. While I’ve written about these mobile HR best practices before, I wanted to share some insights into mobile job seeker strategies for minority groups, particularly the Hispanic population.